Venice’s beach front Recreation and Park’s outdoor facilities are magical, and except for Muscle Beach Gym, there is no membership fees! Check it out! Thing to do: Work out or have a fun family day at the park! Admission: Free, except Muscle Beach Gym Tip: Don’t forget to bring sunblock and water! ___ MUSCLE BEACH GYM: Outdoor gym with free weights, machines, power rack, powerlifting bumpers & more. Bodybuilder Hall of Fame also found here. Open daily: 8 am 5 pm. 12-3 $10 day pass. Weekly pass $50. Year pass: $200 BASKETBALL COURTS: 3 regulation & 1 stadium size court. CHILDREN’S PARK: 2 play areas with swings and slides. BOXING AREA: 6 speedbag platforms, 2 heavy bag areas. GYMNASTIC AREA: Also know as the “sand pit” includes: 2 rings set, high and low parallel bars, balance bar, horizontal bar, and 2 climbing ropes. SKATEPARK: 27,000 sq. foot park,including 2 bowls, snake run, rails, stairs. SKATE PLAZA: rails, mini-wave, transitions. VENICE SKATE DANCE PLAZA: Live D.J. and dancing every weekend. BIKE PATH: The bike path that runs along the beach spans 17 miles, from Pacific Palisades to the Palos Verdes peninsula. No pedestrians on path! Rent at Jay’s RentalsVB.com HANDBALL COURTS: 4 three wall courts and 3 one wall courts. All courts first come first serve. PADDLE TENNIS COURTS: 11 courts. Instructors on hand to teach. Rental $5 w/ valid I.D. All courts first come first serve. EQUIPMENT RENTAL & INSTRUCTORS: The Rec & Parks office offers handball, basketball, boxing bag rentals free with valid I.D. Paddle tennis racquet rental $5 with valid I.D. Instructors also available. Courts are first come first served. VENICE BEACH RECREATION AND PARKS OFFICE: 1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291 Gym office: 310.399.2775 | Main Office: 310.396.6764 HOURS: October 1st – April 31st: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm May 1st – September 31st: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm This facility is open year round except Christmas and rainy days WEBSITE: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks PARKING: City parking lots, private lots and street parking available. South City Parking Lot: 2100 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291.